Caiserman-Roth, Ghitta

Ghitta Caiserman-Roth, painter, printmaker and professor was born in Montreal in 1923. During her flourishing career, she created an impressive body of works celebrating nature and human life. Member of the Royal Canadian Academy (RCA), she was the first artist to receive the Governor General Award in visual Arts, conferred for the first time in year 2000.

Ghitta Caiserman-Roth died in 2005.

Represented in the collections of major public galleries and museums, Art History will retain her as one of the most important Canadian artists of the 20th Century.


Alleyway, 1945, oil on massonite, 76 x 51 cm

Riot (3) Am I my Brother’s Keeper?

Riot (3) Am I my Brother's Keeper, etching, Ed. 50, 49 x 47 cm


Autoportrait, 1939, oil on canvas, 51 x 38 cm

Des masques

Des masques, 2000, acrylic on canvas, 30,5 x 61 cm


Dream, 2000, acrylic on canvas, 51 x 61 cm


Évanescence, 1996, acrylic on canvas, 91,5 x 91,5 cm

Mont-Royal from my Studio Window

Mont-Royal from my Studio Window, 2000, acrylic on canvas, 61 x 51 cm

Mother and Child

Mother and Child, 1961, oil on paper, 35 x 27 cm

Night Meeting

Night Meeting, A.P. etching, 38,5 x 31 cm

Remembered Dream

Remembered Dream, etching, Ed.29, 51 x 38 cm


Selfportrait, 1960, oil on massonite, 91,5 x 66 cm

Sunlight Undressing

Sunlight Undressing, 1988 Oil on canvas, 47 x 35½ in.